What is another word for marquise?

44 synonyms found


[ mˈɑːkwa͡ɪz], [ mˈɑːkwa‍ɪz], [ m_ˈɑː_k_w_aɪ_z]

Synonyms for Marquise:

How to use "Marquise" in context?

The marquise is the feminine form of the French word marquis. It refers to a lady of distinction and high rank. A marquise is typically a wife of a marquis, although not always. The title can also be held by a female viceroy, an empress dowager, or a queen consort. A marquise is always considered to be of high rank, even when her husband is not a marquis.

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